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A member of Abu Dhabi's royal family is looking to buy a stake in a top-tier Israeli football team known for its racist and Islamophobic fans.

Israeli tourists waved their Israeli passports to journalists as they arrived in Dubai on Thursday.

Egyptian singer 'unaware' he was photographed with Israeli singer

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Egyptian singer 'unaware' he was photographed with Israeli singer

Mohamed Ramadan denied knowing Omer Adam was Israeli after he received backlash for taking a photo with the singer, and said that 'Palestine is number one'

Rights groups highlight UK’s role in fuelling Yemen’s conflict

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Rights groups highlight UK’s role in fuelling Yemen’s conflict

A new report by two NGOs has called on the UK to halt the sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the UAE, saying it is fuelling the Yemen war.

Understanding the Saudi, <em>Emirati</em> 'excommunication' of the Muslim Brotherhood

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Understanding the Saudi, Emirati 'excommunication' of the Muslim Brotherhood

Comment: Behind the designation of the Muslim Brotherhood as a 'terrorist, rebellious' group by Saudi and Emirati religious authorities ...

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Agreement grants Emirati, Bahraini tourists entry to Al-Aqsa: report

Visitors will be allowed in through the Jordanian-Palestinian gates, according to reports.

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Rights watchdog welcomes penalisation of UAE channel

Doha-based National Human Rights Council (NHRC) welcomed the decision by Ofcom, which has now penalised Abu Dhabi TV twice this month.

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Arab authors call for boycott of Emirati book prize

Some of the Arab world's most well-known authors have demanded the International Prize for Arabic Fiction cut ties with the UAE.

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Popular Egyptian singer triggers outrage for 'normalisation' photo

Social media users were left outraged after an official Israeli account posted an image of Egyptian singer Mohamed Ramadan with Israel's Omer ...

UAE gave Yemen's separatists unmanned drones: official

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UAE gave Yemen's separatists unmanned drones: official

Two unmanned drones that were given to Yemen's southern separatists were downed in ongoing battles in Abyan, government officials said.

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UAE considers luxury real estate for Tel Aviv embassy

Emirati officials have been in communication with real estate brokers in Israel to secure a luxurious new property for its embassy in ...

<em>Emirati</em> Red Crescent says team targeted by Yemen gunmen

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Emirati Red Crescent says team targeted by Yemen gunmen

The Emirati Red Crescent said Wednesday one of its mobile health clinics was attacked by gunmen by Houthi rebels in the Yemeni city of ...

Israel's Netanyahu to make first UAE trip next month

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Israel's Netanyahu to make first UAE trip next month

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed is expecting Benjamin Netanyahu to visit the United Arab Emirates next week after sending an official ...

Bahrain FM to make first visit to Israel

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Bahrain FM to make first visit to Israel

Bahrain's Foreign Minister Abdellatif al-Zayani is to make a visit to Israel on Wednesday.

Netanyahu 'concerned Israelis will misbehave in UAE': report

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Netanyahu 'concerned Israelis will misbehave in UAE': report

The Israeli leader has reportedly backed the publication of a 'code of conduct' for Israeli visitors to the Gulf state.

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Libya talks end without naming govt

The United Nations confirmed talks to appoint an executive to help lead Libya out of a decade of conflict ended on Sunday without discussing names.

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Which Middle Eastern countries will get the Covid-19 vaccine?

Israel, Qatar and Kuwait are among the nations that have reserved doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine.

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Delegation from illegal Israeli settlements meet with Dubai businessmen

A delegation of Israeli settlers visited Dubai to forge business ties.

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Ofcom penalises UAE channel for interview with Qatari detainee

A Qatari rights organisation has praised Ofcom for its decision to penalise Abu Dhabi TV after it aired an 'unethical interview' with a detainee.

UAE gets tough on 'honour killings' in latest reform

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UAE gets tough on 'honour killings' in latest reform

The United Arab Emirates announced on Saturday a major overhaul of the country’s Islamic personal laws, allowing unmarried couples to ...

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Iraq Report: Kurd-on-Kurd violence as protesters clash with police

Kurd-on-Kurd violence intensifies between the PKK and the KRG, while Iraq's October Revolution is being revived and continued.

Yemen in Focus: UAE-backed STC 'violating rights in Socotra'

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Yemen in Focus: UAE-backed STC 'violating rights in Socotra'

This week we focus on rights violations in Socotra, a US admission to civilian casualties and Yemen's at-risk heritage.

Trump administration pushes $2.9 billion UAE drone sale: report

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Trump administration pushes $2.9 billion UAE drone sale: report

The White House has reportedly alerted Congress of its intention to sell sophisticated drones to Abu Dhabi.

UAE plan to 'modernise' checkpoints could entrench Israel's occupation

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UAE plan to 'modernise' checkpoints could entrench Israel's occupation

In-depth: An Israeli-Emirati investment fund could be used to upgrade military checkpoints across the West Bank. Palestinians say it ...

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